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    how long does it take to get approved for section 8?

    i have a daughter and pregnant with second child. i receive public assistance and in college and needed to know how long does it take. currently live at home with parents (temporary)
    a few seconds ago 6 Answers

    Best Answer

    9 years in NJ. You do not qualify on welfare anyway. You are required to work 35 hours a week and collect child support both children.
    a few seconds ago

    Other Answers

    • In most places right now, at LEAST 3-5 years IF they are accepting applications at all.

      by Pascal the Gambler - 4 hours ago

    • A few years like between 5 and 10 depending on the number of others on the waitlist. Being pregnant, having a child does not make you get a voucher any faster than anyone else.

      by Flower - 4 hours ago

    • NONE for you. You must be gainfully employed and working a minimum of 32 hours a week The average wait is 4 yrs.

      by ? - 4 hours ago

    • 8 years waiting list in Atlanta,Ga.

      by Tracey - 4 hours ago

    • Not even people that work in the Section 8 office can answer that. There is no set time frame & it is IMPOSSIBLE to estimate. All any one (even their own staff) can give you is a general ball park & that would only be a guess. In general it can take months to years to even get on a waiting list in some areas. FYI: College students typically do not qualify.

      by Wildcat - 4 hours ago

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